Comparison of Metoclopramide, Prochlorperazine
and placebo in prevention of postoperative nausea and vomiting (PONV) following tonsillectomy in young adults.
We also prescribed nicotinic acid to the tinnitus patients and prochlorperazine
and cinnarizine to the vertigo patients.
2] Metoclopramide PONV receptor Domperidone PINV (metoclopramide) Prochlorperazine
5-HT3 Ondansetron CINV (acute) receptor Tropisetron PONV antagonists Substance P Aprepitant CINV (delayed) NK-1 receptor PONV antagonists Histamine [H.
If the prochlorperazine
strategy does not work, intravenous valproic acid is worth a try.
Canada) (Canada) Prochlorperazine
Stemetil tablets Rhone-Poulenc (Canada) Rorer/Aventis Pharma (discontinued 2005) Propranolol InnoPran XL GlaxoSmithKline Ranitidine Ranitidine Tablets, Wockhardt USA, LLC USP 150 mg Ranitidine Tablets, Wockhardt USA, LLC USP 300 mg Sulfasalazine Sulfasalazine Vintage Pharmaceuticals Delayed Release Tablets, USP Sulfazine EC Qualitest/Vintage Pharmaceuticals-Charlotte Theophylline Theo-Dur Extended Key Pharmaceuticals Release Tablets Uni-Dur Extended Key Pharmaceuticals Release Tablets Thioproperazine Majeptil (Canada) Rhone-Poulenc Rorer/Erfa mesylate Canada Inc.
Anthistamines Diphenhydramine (Benadryl); hydroxyzine (Atarax); cetirizine (Zyrtec); loratadine (Claricin) Sleep medications Diphenhydramine (Tylenol PM) Nausea medications Prochlorperazine
(Compazine) Antidepressants Amitriptyline (Elavil); paroxetine (Paxil); fluoxetine (Prozac); mirtazapine (Remeron); trazodone Incontinence drugs Tolterodine (Detrol); oxybutynin (Ditropan) Irritable bowel Dicyclomine (Bentyl) medications Vertigo/seasickness Scopolamine patch (Transderm Scop); drugs meclizine (Antivert); dimenhydrinate (Dramamine) Muscle relaxants Baclofen Antacids Cimetidine (Tagamet); ranitidine (Zantac) Antidiarrheals Loperamide (Imodium)
The patients in the series gave their consent to receive 100 international units of salmon calcitonin subcutaneously once daily for three days with antiemetic prophylaxis in the form of either prochlorperazine
She had been premedicated with prochlorperazine
, diphenhydramine, and lorazepam.
The most commonly prescribed drug was prochlorperazine
- a high-potency phenothiazine - which also is commonly prescribed for nausea, vomiting, and vertigo.
They found around three quarters of the people studied had taken prochlorperazine
which is widely used to treat vertigo, nausea and vomiting.
Butalbital complex Aspirin/butalbital/caffeine(Fiorinal), acetaminophen/butalbital/caffeine (Fioricet) Pain medications Codeine, acetaminophen/hydrocodone (Vicodin), acetaminophen/oxycodone (Percocet), meperidine (Demerol), morphine Anti-nausea Prochlorperazine
maleate (Compazine), medications promethazine (Phenergan), metoclopramide Medications that prevent migraines Beta blockers Propranolol (Inderal),metoprolol (Lopressor, Toprol-XL), timolol Tricyclic Amitriptyline (Elavil), nortriptyline (Pamelor) antidepressants Anti-epileptics Divalproex sodium (Depakote), Topiramate (Topamax) Calcium channel Diltiazem (Verapamil) blockers
Results: Four efficacy studies relating to childhood migraine, migraine, recurrent (nonmigraine) headache, and chronic tension-type headache were identified, in the 2 migraine studies, headache frequency was significantly decreased with hypnosis compared with pharmacotherapy, with either propranolol or prochlorperazine
Promethazine (Phenergan), metoclopramide (Reglan), and prochlorperazine
maleate (Compazine) are useful for managing nausea associated with migraine.
Drugs Commonly Used for Treatment of Nausea and Vomiting Dopamine- Antihistamine Drugs Antagonist Drugs Anticholinergic Agents/ Dimenhydrinate Promethazine * Scopolamine (Dramamine[R]) (Phenergan[R]) (Transderm Scop[R]) Meclizine Prochlorperazine
Trimethobenzamide (Antivert[R]) (Compazine[R]) (Tigan[R]) Diphenhydramine Metoclopramide (Benadryl[R]) (Reglan[R]) Droperidol (Inapsine[R]) Chlorpromazine (Thorazine[R]) The FDA recently issued a "black box" warning for promethazine regarding the risks of IV push administration.
Classification Drug Side-effects Price Dopamine Metoclopramide Extra-pyramidal Metoclopramide antagonists Prochlorperazine